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>> this is al jazeera america, live from new york. i am jonathan betz. [ music ] >> a day of prayer and reflexion for nelson mandela. services are held in south africa and half a world away in the u.s. to honor his legacy. >> linennon comes krarning down >> peace keepers in the central contr control. >> massive problems in the midwest, a big winter storm pushes towards the east coast. [ music ] >> we begin tonight with a national day of prayer for the man called south africa's greatest son, nelson mandela was the topic in pulpits around the world today. services of all face honored the former president. a steady flow of more thurners candles and stood with others praying for the civil rights leader. there were scenes like this across sfrikdz today. more now from al jazeera nick schifrin. >> nelson mandela talked about a rainbo nation. his struggle wasn't on behalf of black south africans but on behalf of all segregated and humiliated by racist rulers. >> nelson mandela wanted to build a nation united in diversity. citizens of all races and religion say mandela created that had unity
and a regular on fox. jonathan, good to see you. okay, should the minimum wage be increased and should it be the same across the country, state by state, i'm talking about. if not, what would you base it on, market to market, let's start there, jonathan. >> well, wages are not arbitrary. they're not based on whim and feeling. they're actually based on productivity and the demand for supply and labor. so the wages, resulting in job losses, especially among the fast food works working in this job. and the finding about minimum wage was the determination of the labor department back in 1938 when the first minimum wage was enacted. in effect, it is discrimination, it says to a low skilled worker if you can't produce at $15 an hour you can't produce at all. and of course, it says to the employer you can't hire them either. so it is a lose/lose event for all, and a loss of jobs. >> let's go here, to the heritage foundation, saying increasing memory wage would hurt the jobs and the economy. again, so you seem to agree with that particular proposal? >> and it hurts the workers, as well. i mean
. are on jonathan ferro joins us now with more. walk us through what is about to happen. this is a big deal. >> you find out who you are to aware --g, when i'm when, where, and why. you go online and book your flight, but your hotel and try thoseure one of goldplated tickets. visitors expected to go into brazil for that one month alone. they all hope they can leverage that for financial reasons. this is big business. >> the airlines will be ready, the hotels will be ready. will there be anywhere to watch the games? >> tonight should have all been about showcasing what is available for next summer. these new upgraded stadiums unfortunately are not all going to be ready. they were meant to be ready by the end of this month. we are now looking at january. the economy contracted. a lot of concern in brazil at the moment. >> you get a sense that the designed to shine a light on the positives of the country, to get it to the front and center. you don't want the kind of that we have got at the moment. >> everyone is looking at you. over $1rica spent just billion of stadiums. brazil is spending three times
at the exhibition mccarthy style and history at sundown in paris. jonathan prayed to allah. it scarred today's biggest day of exhibition and fifth rounds of the friends too and they will be a trip down memory lane alongside trs and actresses and cigarette cases these two gems for my hollywood legends and royalty three bs. puree to find arsenal make the exhibition aims to highlight conti a throw in history. the goal is to the doctor said that this is one of conti great successes recently between two wolves. the great tradition from another time with each company said in a formal sumptuous will. harry morgan woke in which women are free or when you can wear makeup and smoke political system makes it different still more than six hundred pieces will be exhibited ranging from uni. these brokers to miss peacocks with no physical mechanism for example see the glamorous as it is open to claims and grace kelly's jury books including a ten carat emerald cut diamond engagement ring and see the finest pink diamond ever discovers given to queen elizabeth the second is a wedding gift in nineteen forty se
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education are in. for americans the numbers are going in the wrong direction. jonathan betz has the results. these tests show yet again american students are willing. the program for international student assessment tested students from around the world. asian countries were the top scores. the united states didn't crack the top 20. only 9% of american teens scored in the top two levels of maths, compared to shanghai where half the students who tested aced the exam. in maths 29 countries ranked better than america, including germany, u.k., france. but also countries like esownia, slovenia, chubb lick and latvia. for what it's worth, the u.s. outperformed students in mexico, jordan and indonesia. after 12 years of these tests the united states has not improved scores. the education secretary called it a picture of stagnation. >> the u.n. is marking today as international day for persons with disabilities. saying more than 1 billion people, 15% of the world's population live with a disability. the government estimates 19% of people have one, and many are children. some schools use technology
the ashes back in 2011. this time around the withdrawal of jonathan trump because of a stress-related illness means a reshuffling of the batting order. >> obviously from experience last time, you let your cricket do the talking. we had the same hostile environment last time we came here. and the hostility changes because everyone was very respectful of the way we played. last time we didn't do ourselves justice. >> reporter: 2005, andrew flintoff help his side win. four years later steward brood bolled england to victory to regain the ashes, and last yearalster cook lead his team to a win in india. australia's 381 run win in brisbane was the first in this large test. they aren't expecting the tourists to fall quite so easily this time around. >> you'll see two very good balling attacks. if there is any two attacks that will be able to find a way, it's these two. i think there will be enough in the wicket early, and spins will play a big part. >> reporter: the wicket may well hold the key to who wins in the match. this man was a curator here two years ago. >>> the miami heat's
to effect major changes without ever going through congress. jonathan turley, a supporter of the president and his policies calls the trend troubling. >> the problem with what the president is doing is he's not simply posing a danger to the constitutional system, he's becoming the very danger the constitution was designed to avoid, that is the concentration of power in any single branch. >> reporter: other constitutional experts argue that president obama is carrying out his constitutional duties to take care that the laws be faithfully executed by revising obama care in ways that will make it viable. >> i have to say that hyperventilating about how extraordinary and unprecedented and unconstitutional these delays are is just -- is just that, it's hyperventilation and contrary to obvious historical fact. >> reporter: house republicans say talk of impeachment is futile giving a democratically controlled senate but say they'll keep fighting. >> he doesn't have a debate in the oval office about what he wants to do, he does what he wants to do. then you no longer have representative democracy,
a report from jonathan sparks of independent television news in bangkok. >> reporter: for three days, anti-government protestors and thai police waged war in the center of bangkok. today, however, the barricades came down and the two sides shook hands. flowers were exchanged and tears were shed, and the police got out of the way. the protestors tried to take this government complex by force. this morning, however, they simply walked in. >> ( translated ): i think we've won. it feels like victory. i think we've 90% won it now. >> reporter: but there was a problem: the protestors may have occupied the lawn outside the prime minister's office, but yingluck shinawatra was still the prime minister. a few hours ago, one of the most secure areas in the country, now it is rammed with anti- government protestors, like an open-day fete full of festive people. protestor leaders accuse the government of corruption, and they're promising far-reaching reform, but they're not prepared to wait for the next election. i caught up with one of the >> ( translated ): normally, we give them power for four years
growth firms in the region. jonathan barker joins us now. good to have you on board on. these are staggering growth numbers that we're seeing. it's even higher if you look at the top five, 10.5 thousand percent. i didn't know it was possible to have that kind of growth. how is this? >> we've seen a consistent massive growth rate. 10,000% for the top five. over 357% for the top 500 businesses in asia pacific. we have been it's sustainable. that growth has been achieved despite an immense target. we've seen businesses continue to thrive in india and in china and a lot of the growth in china and in taiwanese business is focused on that chinese domestic marketplace. business to cop assumer operations are developing rapidly, particularly in the mobile world. >> is that the story here? now it's software. so how do you think this trend lasts? >> well, from our point of view, if you look at where we're seeing a rapid, rapid growth in mobility through a reduction in the average selling price of devices, so you can now get a smartphone for sub$200 in most of the markets that we'r
a couple hours. it is unraveling on its own effects. i was telling jonathan that i think it is not that government is inherently stupid, although that is a debatable point. [laughter] it is that they do not get the right senators. the business would be run this way because you would be run out of business immediately. we have put into law perverse incentives. insurance had cheap no longer can buy that. it is what they could afford and that is the only way they had it. i was one of them. i used to have family coverage for five people, for $5,000. a $5,000 deductible. in obamacare, you can have a higher detectable and still pay higher dollars because there is a mandate because intuit. the problem is the insurance company is never going to offer those policies again because they are told within a year if you delay it for year, then a year everyone will be forced to buy the new policies. which are more expensive. let's say you sell bread and you sell for a dollar a loaf, and they say, we're going to force everybody to buy for two dollars above, but you have to continue send i
jonathan martin. >>> the golfer jason dufner really wants to watch the championship game against missouri. only problem he's playing in tiger woods golf tournament. he took to twitter and tweeted i petition the event to play 36 holes thursday and friday so i can watch my beloved auburn play for the s.e.c. championship. tiger's response, petition denied. looks like dufner will need two caddies. one to carry his clubs, one to carry a giant tv. >> i love him for his passion for the sport, for golf, not football. >> i like the dear mr. tiger woods part of the tweet. >> sucking up works. >> dear mr. chris cuomo. >> petition denied. good for tiger. >>> we're now at the top of the hour which means it's time for the top news. >> when i heard about the speed, i gulped. it sort of takes your breath away. >> out of control, the train that derailed in new york was traveling close to three times the speed limit. we'll look at what new evidence could mean. >> new this hour, final moments, video of the crash that killed paul walker and new details in the investigation as his co-star vin diesel speaks to
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